Religion in America: An Historical Account of the Development of American Religious Life

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Prentice Hall, 1998 - Religion - 448 pages
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This comprehensive narrative account of religion in America from 1607 through the present depicts the religious life of the American people within the context of American society. It addresses topics spanning from the European/Puritan origins of American religious thought, encompassing the ramifications of the "Great Awakening" and the effect of nationhood on religious practice, and extending through to the shifting religious configuration of the late 20th century.

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Contents

Backgrounds and Beginnings
11
England and America
38
The Englishspeaking Denominations
60
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